Simpson performing "God Bless America" at the "Joining Forces with the Rockies: Celebrating Military Families" event in Denver, on April 13, 2011.
|Born||Jessica Ann Simpson
July 10, 1980
Abilene, Texas, United States
|Ethnicity||English, German, Scottish, Swiss|
|Occupation||Singer, songwriter, performer, actress, businesswoman|
|Height||1.61 m (5 ft 31⁄2 in)|
|Spouse(s)||Nick Lachey (2002-2006)|
|Partner(s)||Eric Johnson (2010-present)|
|Relatives||Ashlee Simpson (sister)|
|Genres||Pop, dance-pop, electropop, R&B|
|Labels||Columbia, Epic, Primary Wave, BMG|
|Associated acts||Nick Lachey, Ashlee Simpson, 98 Degrees, Willie Nelson, Kirk Franklin, God's Property, CeCe Winans|
As a singer, she has 7 Billboard Top 40 hits, 5 gold albums and 2 platinum albums.
Early Life[change | change source]
Jessica Simpson was born in Abilene, Texas. She is the daughter of Tina Ann and Joseph Truett. She has a sister whose name is Ashlee Simpson who is also a singer. At first, Simpson sang at a local church. At age twelve, she auditioned for The Mickey Mouse Club, but was not selected.
Personal life[change | change source]
Simpson was married to musician Nick Lachey from 2002 until they divorced in 2006.
Simpson began dating NFL tight end Eric Johnson in 2010. The couple has 2 children together — daughter Maxwell Drew Johnson (born May 1, 2012) and son Ace Simpson Johnson (born February 22, 2013).
Albums[change | change source]
- Sweet Kisses - November 9, 1999
- Irresistible - May 29, 2001
- This Is the Remix - July 2, 2002
- In This Skin - August 19, 2003
- Rejoyce: The Christmas Album - November 23, 2004
- A Public Affair - August 29, 2006
- Do You Know - 2008
- Happy Christmas - 2010
References[change | change source]
- Jessica Simpson Music Guide. "Jessica Simpson Music Guide". http://www.wikimusicguide.com/Jessica_Simpson. Retrieved 2013-12-26.
- "BMG injects $150M into NYC talent shop". New York Post. http://nypost.com/2013/10/05/bmg-injects-150m-into-nyc-talent-shop/. Retrieved 2013-12-26.
- "Jessica Simpson Biography (1980-)". filmreference.com. http://www.filmreference.com/film/72/Jessica-Simpson.html.
- "Jessica Simpson Biography". people.com. http://www.people.com/people/jessica_simpson/biography. Retrieved 2008-08-07.